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During the disastrous Swedish War of 1643-1645 Frederick was appointed generalissimo of the duchies by his father, but the laurels he won were scanty, chiefly owing to his quarrels with the Earl-Marshal Anders Bille, who commanded the Danish forces.
In 1648 he was appointed generalissimo of the Swedish forces in Germany.
The vice-president is the destined commander-in-chief of the field armies and is styled the generalissimo.
In war the latter would probably remain at the ministry of war in Paris, and the generalissimo would have his own chief of staff.
He often commanded an army in person, and was then given the title of serdari-ekrem (generalissimo); one of the subordinate viziers remained behind as kaimmakam, or locum tenens.